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Managing Supplier Risk in Todays Global Economy

The new global economy is creating complexity within supply chains as discrete manufacturers find themselves dealing with suppliers from across the globe making supplier risk and product disruption harder to manage.

A significant concern among manufacturers today is how to maintain secure and efficient supply chains that keep pace with innovation, protect against internal and external threats, and balance the complexities of a global economy.

As manufacturers across all industries now realize, in order to gain competitive advantage they must make risk management a top priority. Those that have a formal supplier risk management strategy are able to avoid disruptions and build resilient supply chains.

This 60-minute webinar will help manufacturers understand the types of risks that can impact the supply chain.
Why attend?
  • Reduce the risk of supply chain disruption

  • Assess and manage supplier compliance

  • Protect your brand reputation by building resilient supply chains

Speakers
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Rose Kelly-Falls, Senior Vice President, Supplier Risk at RapidRatings
Rose is currently the Senior Vice President and Head of the Supplier Risk Business at Rapid Ratings International Inc. As a supply chain professional and industry practitioner, she has extensive management experience within small divisional start-ups and global corporations including Ford Motor Company and Rolls-Royce. As the business lead at Rapid Ratings she works with manufacturing, utility, consumer products, oil and gas, retail, high tech and aerospace and defense companies, just to name a few. She is a recognized thought leader and has delivered professional presentations and written articles for multiple well-known publications.
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Greg Anderson, President at Directworks
Greg provides guidance for all company operations and works closely with the leadership team to set the strategic direction of Directworks. He brings more than 25 years of experience in enterprise software, strategic sourcing, manufacturing, and supply chain operations to his position.

Before becoming President in 2011, Greg was the EVP of Sales and Marketing at Directworks. Prior to joining Directworks, Greg was a Director at Tenzing Consulting, where he led supply chain transformation engagements at Fortune 500 and private-equity portfolio companies. Greg’s enterprise software experience includes sales and operations roles at SmartOps, the market leader in enterprise inventory optimization solutions, and FreeMarkets (Ariba/SAP), the pioneer in global B2B e-sourcing solutions. Greg’s early career included manufacturing leadership roles at GE and PPG. Greg holds a BS in Engineering from Alfred University.

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Organizer:

Kelly Barner owns, manages, and edits Buyers Meeting Point. She has a unique perspective on procurement from the numerous roles she has held during her 15 years in procurement. Kelly worked for Ahold USA (parent company of grocery chains Stop & Shop, Hannaford, Giant Landover, and more) on their not ...
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